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The City That Couldn’t Sleep

In Uncategorized on June 15, 2011 at 3:18 pm

Morning came early today in Boston. Most mornings around here, day breaks on a sleeping city. Alarms bleep, sunlight creeps across the floor, a bird or two starts in outside the window, and Bostonians rumble reluctantly into the day. Most mornings, we’d all just rather be asleep.

Not this morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Game Seven

In Uncategorized on April 27, 2011 at 4:24 pm

There’s a Game 7 tonight in Boston. Step outside for a minute: you can feel it. Read the rest of this entry »

Bruins Win 2-1 as Hearts Across Hub Explode

In Uncategorized on April 25, 2011 at 2:50 pm

Ohhh, my poor, ravaged heart. What a game.

I should’ve known it was going to be an interesting night when, right before the puck dropped, a quartet of Canadiens fans strode into Section 310 and plopped into the seats directly in front of ours. Read the rest of this entry »

Baseball’s Back – And So Am I

In Uncategorized on April 1, 2011 at 4:16 pm

So it looks like it’s baseball season again. And for the first time in several years, that really ¬†means something to me. Read the rest of this entry »

The Greatest HOCKEY Movies, Ever

In Uncategorized on March 23, 2011 at 12:33 pm

5. Youngblood (1986; Dir. by Peter Markle and starring Rob Lowe, Patrick Swayze, and Cynthia Gibb)

 

Blane Youngblood: “You can learn to punch in the barn, but you gotta learn to survive on the ice.”

Youngblood is a classic 80s movie in every sense: It has booming synth music, dimly-lit montages, and Patrick Swayze. It might not be the most popular movie in the hockey catalogue, but I’ll be damned if we at Game 6 are going to sit here and pretend like it’s not wildly entertaining anyway. Read the rest of this entry »

The Greatest GOLF Movies, Ever

In Uncategorized on March 21, 2011 at 8:20 pm

5. The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005; Dir. by Bill Paxton and starring Shia LeBeouf)

 

Francis Ouimet: “All I want is a chance.”

The golf movie catalogue is admittedly thin. Let’s just say¬†The Greatest Game Ever Played won’t make Friday’s top-25. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t enjoyable in its own right. Read the rest of this entry »

Game 6’s Greatest Sports Movies Series

In Uncategorized on March 21, 2011 at 6:05 pm

We here at Game 6 love to start arguments. There’s nothing like a good row to get the comments flowing. But as much as we enjoy starting arguments, we really love to settle ’em – and I like to think we’ve done a pretty good job over the years. We’ve hit the hardwood – Jordan vs. LeBron (Jordan) – tackled tennis (cool) – and ranked the greatest sports video games of all time (NHL ’94 #1). This week, we take you to the movies, one sport at a time, in the Game 6 Guide to the Greatest Sports Movies, Ever. Read the rest of this entry »

Join Me On the Dance Floor

In Uncategorized on March 18, 2011 at 12:26 pm

Finally Game 6 … has come BACK … to the INTERNET!

That’s right, baby. We’re back. In a big way. A sincere apology for being offline for so long – way too long, really – and many thanks to everybody who continued checking the site in the meantime. Your loyalty is much appreciated. And now we’re back, and we’re dancin’. Live. Let’s go!

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Looney Tunes

In Uncategorized on December 11, 2009 at 5:45 pm

I always thought I’d see Tiger Woods pass Jack Nicklaus. I always thought Tiger would retire into a billion-dollar sunset, the greatest who ever played the game. I always thought he’d outlast them all. I never – not for a second – thought I’d see Tiger Woods turn into his Frosted Flakes counterpart, Tony – a caricature, an absurdity. A joke. But it happened. And life for Tiger Woods certainly isn’t Grrreat anymore. Read the rest of this entry »

Daddy’s Home.

In Uncategorized on November 4, 2009 at 6:16 pm

Pedro Martinez will be back where he belongs tonight:

On the mound, with the ball in his hand, in Yankee Stadium.

Sure, a few things have changed since the last time our Old Friend was in this position. He’s a lot older now, for one. He relies more on guile and precision these days, topping out at 91-92 mph on a good night. And Yankee Stadium looks a little different than it used to. It’s a little flashier, a lot newer, and there are empty seats everywhere. Read the rest of this entry »